How to Root Samsung Galaxy ACE S5830 on Gingerbread 2.3.6 DDKQ8 Firmware
Samsung Galaxy ACE S5830 won’t get the Jellybean 4.1 update officially due to hardware limitations, but one can always root their devices so that users can experience custom ROM firmwares and other apps which require the root access. In the coming days, we will be coming up with the custom ROM firmwares which will rope in the goodness of Jellybean and ICS for your Galaxy ACE S5830 smartphone. All thanks to the developers who constantly work harder for developing new sort of custom ROM firmwares. In the due course of this article we will be checking out on how you can root your Galaxy ACE S5830.
To check on which firmware your Samsung Galaxy Ace S5830in on, you can check from the path Settings > About Phone > Firmware Version where you will find the version of Android OSwhere it will show DDKQ8 2.3.6 firmware. Just in case if you are new to rooting and want to know on what exactly the rooting is, then rooting gives the access to the system files which is a must for installing the custom ROM firmwares and the apps which need the rooting access.
Disclaimer: We should not be held responsible in any manner just in case if anything wrong happens to your device, which is a very unlikely event if you follow the procedure which is mentioned below.
- It’s recommended to back up all the files and data present in your device with the help of below mentioned steps. Once it’s done, and you have backed up all the data, place all the backup target files in your computer so that the same can be restored if any is lost.
Notes – Backup in the mail so that you can then restore manually
Text messages – Use “SMS Backup & Restore app”,
Phone Contacts – Sync with the Gmail application,
Call Log - Call Log and Restore
Pictures, Music, Videos, Files etc.– Copy to internal / External SD Card,
Internet & MMS Settings – Backup all the settings from the path “Applications > Settings > Wireless and Network > Mobile Networks > Access Point Names”
- The USB debugging in your Galaxy ACE S5830 can be enabled from the path Settings > Applications > Development > USB debugging. Also, you need to ensure that the device is left with the minimum of 60% so as to make sure that it doesn’t get turned Off in the process of firmware update. Close all tools in your computer like the Antivirus tools, KIES PC Suite and also the firewalls as these tools tend to interrupt the rooting process.
Note: Once the device is rooted, the warranty will get void. The only way with which the warranty can be restored is by re applying the Official firmware update of DDKQ8 from the respective link.
So assuming that you have followed all the instructions, you can now proceed to the next page where we will be checking out on what are the instructions with which you can root the device.